CASE STUDY – Importation/Plate Transfer


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CASE STUDY – Importation/Plate Transfer

We received an email this morning which may be of interest to some of you wondering about the same thing; importing a vehicle to Spain or changing a vehicle to Spanish plates.

We are always happy to help with these enquiries and are very experienced in them.

Re: Importation/ Plate Transfer

Hello Amanda,

I found your details from your website. I am a registered non-resident and have had a holiday home just down the road for the past 10 years.

Shortly, I will be bringing my car to Spain and will be looking to transfer its registration quite quickly.

Can you give me a quote for the administration work involved and an estimate of any costs involved?

I am aware the vehicle will need ITV certification and this will be arranged in due course.

I look forward to hearing from you.

We quickly replied saying the following:-

Good Morning

We would be delighted to help you import your vehicle.

Our fee and Trafico fee is 363€ + import taxes+ road tax (SUMA), the import taxes and SUMA is calculated by Trafico upon receipt of the logbook.

I have emailed the log book to Trafico and will return to you with the total cost upon their reply. The licence plates are also included in this price.

After the ITV has been carried out, we can submit the documents to Trafico, Trafico require the following documents



-Original White ITV (with picture of your vehicle on)

-Original 3 Blue sheets from ITV

-Water or electricity bill or Padron no more than 6 months old to confirm your address.

-Original V5

This process takes around 2 weeks from the submission of the documents,

Should you have any queries in regards to this please do not hesitate to contact us.

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